12 They have lied about the LORD; they said, “He will do nothing! No harm will come to us; we will never see sword or famine.

Read Jeremiah 5:12 Using Other Translations

They have belied the LORD, and said, It is not he; neither shall evil come upon us; neither shall we see sword nor famine:
They have spoken falsely of the LORD and have said, 'He will do nothing; no disaster will come upon us, nor shall we see sword or famine.
“They have lied about the LORD and said, ‘He won’t bother us! No disasters will come upon us. There will be no war or famine.